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Random music news for Monday, February 26, 2024

There’s a new political fight in Texas. This time, it’s over a high school student’s dreads. What do have for music news for February 26, 2024? Glad you asked.

  1. If you have an iPhone, Apple says you should stop swiping apps closed. No flicking.
  2. How does Spotify’s algorithms affect music listening? There’s a new report.
  3. A new study shows how adults use TikTok.
  4. Jim Gordon was a great drummer back in the 60s and 70s before his schizophrenia took over. A new book details his torment. (Via Christopher)
  5. Here’s something you might want to try: How listening to music might trigger lucid dreaming.
  6. Nickelback won its lawsuit over alleged plagiarism with the song “Rock Star.”
  7. Is this the ultimate breakup song?
  8. Has Rage Against the Machine broken up? No idea. Even bass player Tim Commerford doesn’t know.
  9. Rik Emmett of Triumph has completed radiation treatment for prostate cancer.
  10. Billy Corgan is going to star in an unscripted series based on his life.
  11. Does Beyonce’s new country song sound too much like Bruce Cockburn’s theme for Franklin the Turtle?
  12. Taylor Swift says she pays carbon offsets for use of her private jet. Here’s how that works. (Via Christopher).
  13. A good question: Does album art matter anymore?
  14. Nine UK festivals have disappeared from the 2024 summer calendar–so far.
  15. Here’s Mick Jagger’s workout playlist.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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One thought on “Random music news for Monday, February 26, 2024

  • #9 I had the same treatment in 2017 at PMH.

    Hey Alan, know your number?


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